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Michael Cimino, Oscar-Winning Director of ‘Deer Hunter,’ Dies at 77

Michael Cimino, Oscar-Winning Director of ‘Deer Hunter,’ Dies at 77

1978’s “The Deer Hunter” established him as one of the most vibrant voices of his time....

Jul 3 2016, 3:14am CDT

Xirrus Lets Las Vegas Sands Charge WiFi Premium

Xirrus enables Las Vegas Sands Casino to Charge WiFi Premium

As a hotel guest, I am always annoyed when I am required to pay extra for WiFi. But thanks to WiFi service from a Thousand Oaks...

Jan 26 2014, 10:08am CST

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle

Straightforward and unflashy, Susan Wojcicki doesn’t come off like the most powerful woman in advertising that Forbes and other...

Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST

Wendy Williams Gets Emotional Over Son’s Indifference

Wendy Williams Gets Emotional Over Son’s Indifference

Talk show host, Wendy Williams turned on the waterworks over her son’s indifference towards her. Her emotional outburst was cau...

Jan 22 2014, 2:52am CST

Next Nintendo Console Rumors

Next Nintendo Console Rumors

The Wii U is in trouble. Nintendo failed to come within striking distance of lofty sales projections, third-party developers ar...

Jan 21 2014, 1:18pm CST

Sundance Tunes Into Online Audiences

Sundance Tunes Into Online Audiences

The Sundance Film Festival is devoted to discovering and developing independent artists and audiences–so it’s time to embr...

Jan 21 2014, 8:58am CST

Google and the Social CRM Business

Google and the Social CRM Business

Relax, CRM vendors. Google is not getting into the customer relationship management business (CRM) anytime soon. But they shoul...

Jan 20 2014, 9:13am CST

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine

If You Doubt That Social Media Has Changed The World, Take A Look At Ukraine

When the Arab Spring erupted in 2010, one of the first things people noticed was the very visible role social media seemed to p...

Jan 18 2014, 3:26am CST

I4U news

Judge to Apple: Reboot relationship with monitor

NY judge says Apple's opposition to e-books monitor proves the wisdom of his appointment NEW YORK (AP) — A judge...

Jan 16 2014, 2:16pm CST

Coupa At The Golf Course: A New Meeting Place For The New Silicon Valley

Coupa At The Golf Course: A New Meeting Place For The New Silicon Valley

@giorodriguez: The Coupa Cafe, at the Stanford Golf Course, is such a great place.  Please don’t tell anyone  When I first move...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago

The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago

The Universe’s star-making boom period is already over, according to a new study, which suggests that the rate of star-formatio...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference

SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference

In a press release issued January 14, semiconductor industry association SEMI provided synopses of key presentations at its Ind...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

Two months ago, L.A.-based security researcher Kristian Erik Hermansen was signing up for Obamacare via the Covered California...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

Microsoft Just Put These 3 Companies Out Of Business

Microsoft Just Put These 3 Companies Out Of Business

Zendesk. Autotask. Freshdesk. These are three great little companies that make three excellent help desk/customer service manag...

Jan 13 2014, 9:11am CST

Strip Steak: Las Vegas Chefs Discuss Burgeoning Trends Across America's Playground's Steakhouses

Strip Steak: Las Vegas Chefs Discuss Burgeoning Trends Across America's Playground's Steakhouses

Steakhouses are sprucing up their menus.  No longer is it acceptable just to have dry or wet aged beef.  Guests are demanding,...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success

The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize. What happen...

Jan 12 2014, 8:56am CST

I4U news

A Bullish Case For Janet Yellen, Our Confused New Fed Chairman

As is well known now, Janet Yellen was confirmed last Monday as Fed Chairman. On its face, this should concern those who desire...

Jan 12 2014, 8:26am CST

Bangkok's Shutdown Day Could Last Much Longer

Bangkok's Shutdown Day Could Last Much Longer

Monday,  January 13, is “Shutdown Day” for the anti-government, anti-election protesters that have been rallying around Bangkok...

Jan 12 2014, 6:26am CST

Ready For Virtual Reality Withdrawals? The New Oculus Rift Crystal Cove Prototype Is That Good

Ready For Virtual Reality Withdrawals? The New Oculus Rift Crystal Cove Prototype Is That Good

An in-depth preview of the Crystal Cove prototype shown behind closed doors, and what it means for Oculus VR as their virtual r...

Jan 11 2014, 2:21pm CST

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013

A look back at the Internet law highlights of 2013: #10: Copyright Defendants Get High-Stakes Wins. 2013 saw several copyright...

Jan 9 2014, 11:46am CST

When The Time For The Big Cashout Comes, You'll Wish You'd Planned For It Earlier

When The Time For The Big Cashout Comes, You'll Wish You'd Planned For It Earlier

Congratulations. Your hard work and entrepreneurial instincts have paid off in the form of a fast-growing, profitable business...

Jan 9 2014, 9:16am CST

10 Takeaways From CES: iPhone Stun Guns, Iris Scanners, A Camera-Shy Movie Director And Crazy Party-Crashing CEO

10 Takeaways From CES: iPhone Stun Guns, Iris Scanners, A Camera-Shy Movie Director And Crazy Party-Crashing CEO

With more than 20,000 new products expected and 300 presentations delivered at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this...

Jan 9 2014, 5:56am CST

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers

The ‘Dogs of the Dow’ reasoning sounds sensible, the process is simple and the result are being reported as proof that it works...

Jan 8 2014, 5:21pm CST

How Hybrid Publishers Innovate To Succeed

How Hybrid Publishers Innovate To Succeed

The intensity of competition in an industry is neither a matter of coincidence nor bad luck Michael Porter, Competitive Strate...

Jan 8 2014, 4:31pm CST

I, Robot Journalist: Beaming Into CES 2014 From My Kitchen

I, Robot Journalist: Beaming Into CES 2014 From My Kitchen

I’ve never been to the technology orgy party that is the Consumer Electronics Show. Many of my Forbes colleagues are there, rep...

Jan 8 2014, 3:11pm CST

Innovation Knocks, But At The Back Door Of The Farmhouse: Giannola Nonino And The Transformation Of Grappa

Innovation Knocks, But At The Back Door Of The Farmhouse: Giannola Nonino And The Transformation Of Grappa

It was the mid-1970s in northern Italy, and Giannola Nonino had a business idea that would revolutionize an industry: to transf...

Jan 8 2014, 10:31am CST

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu

Inside Alibaba: Vice Chairman Joe Tsai Opens Up About Working With Jack Ma And Jonathan Lu

Joe Tsai had been working in Hong Kong for four years as an executive at Swedish investment company Investor AB when in 1999, h...

Jan 8 2014, 6:51am CST

Tiger 21: Meet the Wealthiest, Most Powerful Social Networking Group In The World

Tiger 21: Meet the Wealthiest, Most Powerful Social Networking Group In The World

“The greatest form of philanthropy is an investment in an entrepreneur” I first heard of Tiger 21 during a conversation with M...

Jan 8 2014, 1:51am CST

How Wearable Tech's SCOTTEVEST Is Setting The Bar For PR

How Wearable Tech's SCOTTEVEST Is Setting The Bar For PR

It is a coincidence that I am writing about SCOTTEVEST the week the company announced its ability at CES to provide the first c...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16pm CST

Multimillion-Pound Brain Fund Set Up To Stop Teachers Buying Into Neuroscience Myths

Multimillion-Pound Brain Fund Set Up To Stop Teachers Buying Into Neuroscience Myths

Neuroscience is full of urban myths that have latched on to the collective consciousness and stuck there. It’s not just the obv...

Jan 7 2014, 1:56pm CST

How A Movie Director Could Have Avoided Prompter Meltdown At CES

How A Movie Director Could Have Avoided Prompter Meltdown At CES

My advice to anyone delivering a presentation? Practice. A lot. You could be an unlikely social media hit when you fail to prac...

Jan 7 2014, 9:36am CST

Honest Tea: A $100 Million Brand 15 Years In The Making

Honest Tea: A $100 Million Brand 15 Years In The Making

Seth Goldman was born to do this As Co-Founder and CEO of Honest Tea, his picture is in the dictionary next to the word tenacit...

Jan 7 2014, 9:16am CST

Forget Fingerprints, Your Face Is A Security Key

Forget Fingerprints, Your Face Is A Security Key

No system is unhackable. But to hear Hector Hoyos describe his company’s latest security offering, it’s hard to imagine cyber-i...

Jan 7 2014, 7:56am CST

12 Ways To Understand the Chinese Traveller

12 Ways To Understand the Chinese Traveller

“All the ripping down of the old and throwing up of the new across China today cannot be explained as a matter of economic nece...

Jan 7 2014, 6:46am CST

Satan Statue Design Unveiled

Satan Statue Design Unveiled

Satanic Temple followers unveiled the design of their Satan statue which they hope to erect at the Oklahoma Statehouse. Satanis...

Jan 7 2014, 4:20am CST

I4U news

The Risk Management Race Goes To Nvidia GPUs

A combination of two NVIDIA GPUs and 2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 @ 2.20GHz (SandyBridge) CPUs was six times faster in a risk managemen...

Jan 6 2014, 11:36am CST

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

It’s only two hours between Sacramento, California’s state capitol, and the Silicon Valley, the world’s technology capital, but...

Jan 6 2014, 11:16am CST

Mobile Phones Set To Reduce Banking Branches In 2014

Mobile Phones Set To Reduce Banking Branches In 2014

This is the year that mobile banking will really make a dent in branch networks, according to James DeBello, CEO and president...

Jan 6 2014, 9:16am CST

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington

If you live anywhere but Washington, D.C., you probably believe that the federal government spends too much.  Since 2008 a wave...

Jan 6 2014, 7:26am CST

Former Football Coach's DataStax Doubles As It Beats Oracle

Former Football Coach's DataStax Doubles As It Beats Oracle

One of the oldest cliches in the book is that if you can win at team sports, you can win at business too. You don’t have to loo...

Jan 6 2014, 7:16am CST